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5/2/06

Venezuela NewsLinks 4-13 February 2006

  

Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006

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Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela: Latin America Local Bond Preview Bloomberg – USA
… Venezuela {VENZGB }: Venezuela’s central bank is establishing a reserve requirement for money market funds in a bid to rein in the money supply and damp …

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VOLVO’s Brazil unit sells

Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2006

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Venezuela seizes drug lord Aljazeera.net – Qatar
… seven international arrest warrants issued for Ojeda, nicknamed “the Engineer” and suspected of co-ordinating much of the drug trafficking through Venezuela. …

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Chavez and the good people of Venezuela have only the best of … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
I first want to state to my readers around the globe and especially here within the United States, that if you think that Venezuela is a threat to you … …

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Venezuela: Chavez expels New Tribes Mission World War 4 Report – Brooklyn,NY,USA
… The nearly 40 missionaries, some having worked for 59 years among the remote tribes of Venezuela, returned to their base in Puerto Ordaz. …

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Venezuela strongly supports Iran’s nuclear program Islamic Republic News Agency – Tehran,Iran The statement reiterated Venezuela’s commitment to the Non-Proliferation Treaty and said certain powers which claim to implement the NPT, possess nuclear and …

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Venezuela’s oil shipments to China soon to reach 300,000 barrels a … MyWestTexas.com – Midland,TX,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) —Venezuela will soon ship 300,000 barrels of oil a day to China, up from 160,000 barrels a day, a spokesman for the state-run oil …

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Mexico beat Venezuela 3-0 NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
Mexico won the doubles against Venezuela for an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the Davis Cup Americas Zone Group I tie on Saturday. Bruno …

www.azcentral.com/news/articles/0212chavez0212.html
Venezuela’s Chavez wins hearts among the poor AZ Central.com – AZ,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – The shanties came tumbling down, wiping out the families who had built their homes on the hill. Carlos Henriquez …

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Venezuela arrests top Colombian drugs lord Stuff.co.nz – Wellington,New Zealand
… said there were seven international arrest warrants issued for Ojeda, who is suspected of coordinating much of the drugs trafficking that goes through Venezuela …

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Washington Slurring Venezuela Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Feb 12 (PL) US actions against Venezuela reached almost a virulent level this week with multiple attacks by officials from the former and British …

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Venezuela strongly reaffirms support for Iran’s peaceful nuclear … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA): Venezuela has strongly reaffirmed its support for Iran’s peaceful nuclear program. In a statement …

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?
NewsCode=40469&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Venezuela strongly supports Iran’s nuke issue IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, February 13 (IranMania) – Venezuela strongly reaffirmed its support for Iran’s peaceful nuclear program, according to IRNA. …

VENEZUELA arrests top Colombian drugs lord Stuff.co.nz – Wellington,New Zealand
… said there were seven international arrest warrants issued for Ojeda, who is suspected of coordinating much of the drugs trafficking that goes through Venezuela …
www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3570069a12,00.html

US Missionaries Leave Venezuela Posts
Voice of America – USA
By VOA News. Dozens of US Christian missionaries have left their posts in Venezuela’s jungle ahead of a government order to leave the area. …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-02-13-voa2.cfm

WASHINGTON Slurring Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Feb 12 (PL) US actions against Venezuela reached almost a virulent level this week with multiple attacks by officials from the former and British …
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VENEZUELA strongly supports Iran’s nuke issue IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, February 13 (IranMania) – Venezuela strongly reaffirmed its support for Iran’s peaceful nuclear program, according to IRNA. …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp
?NewsCode=40469&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

CHAVEZ and the good people of Venezuela have only the best of … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
I first want to state to my readers around the globe and especially here within the United States, that if you think that Venezuela is a threat to you … …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=48994

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Davis Cup: Mexico beat Venezuela 4-1 NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
Mexico closed a 4-1 victory over Venezuela in a Davis Cup Americas Zone Group I tie on Sunday, and will face Canada in the second round. …

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Venezuela arrests drug lord wanted by Colombia, US Xinhua – China
… Venezuela is a conduit for cocaine which travels from Colombia,the world’s biggest exporter, through the Caribbean to Europe or the United States. …

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Venezuela: US funds opposition World War 4 Report – Brooklyn,NY,USA
… CARACAS, VENEZUELA — A diplomatic row between the United States and Venezuela escalated this past week when President Hugo Chávez expelled a US naval …

www.voanews.com/english/2006-02-13-voa2.cfm
US Missionaries Leave Venezuela Posts Voice of America – USA
By VOA News. Dozens of US Christian missionaries have left their posts in Venezuela’s jungle ahead of a government order to leave the area. …

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1097091.php/Chavez_orders_U.S._missionaries_out

Chavez orders US missionaries out Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (UPI) — A Christian missionary group from the United States has been ordered to leave Venezuela. President Hugo …

220 buses to Venezuela for $20M Earthtimes.org – USA
Feb. 13, 2006 (Agência Estado delivered by Newstex) — São Paulo, 13 – Volvo’s Brazilian unit last week received an order for …

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Even the poor are losing in Venezuela American Thinker – Berkeley,AZ,USA
Venezuela’s Marxist dictatorship is destroying property rights across the country. We’ve noted in the past how i

Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006

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Venezuela thinking big as camp opens MLB.com – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Fresh off its Caribbean Series crown, Venezuela began World Baseball Classic workouts Friday before thousands of roaring fans. …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1668
Venezuela’s Urban Land Committees and Participatory Democracy Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela … The Urban Land Committees, known in Spanish as Comites de Tierras Urbanas, or CTUs, exist everywhere there are barrios in Venezuela and barrios are everywhere …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1893
Venezuela and US Want Better Relations in Spite of Recent … Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela … Chavez said Friday that his government is willing to change the state of relations with the US if his neighbor to the north “shows some respect for Venezuela”. …

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Latin slider carries flag for all the middle-agers San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
… professor at Boise State University, Hoeger had dreamed of making the Olympics as a gymnast, and appeared close when he became Venezuela’s national champion in …

www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/business/articles/0212countryprofile12.html
World focus: Venezuela Arizona Republic – Phoenix,AZ,USA
Trade with Venezuela has chilled since Hugo Chavez was elected president. Chavez has built extensive ties to Cuba since he was elected …

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Venezuela Denounces Planned US TV Broadcasts Media Channel – New York,NY,USA
The Venezuelan government has denounced the Bush administration’s plan to increase broadcasts to Venezuela and other countries where the United States wants to …

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/11/AR2006021101331.html
A Latin American Pipeline Dream Washington Post – United States
BUENOS AIRES — South American leaders from Venezuela to Argentina are proposing to build the world’s largest fuel pipeline across Latin America, and they hope …

VENEZUELA thinking big as camp opens
MLB.com – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Fresh off its Caribbean Series crown, Venezuela began World Baseball Classic workouts Friday before thousands of roaring fans. …
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VENEZUELA and south-south links
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia I was interested in what was going on in Venezuela, and in the growing links between it and the other left governments of Latin America. …
www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/656/656p11.htm

WORLD focus: Venezuela
Arizona Republic – Phoenix,AZ,USA
Trade with Venezuela has chilled since Hugo Chavez was elected president. Chavez has built extensive ties to Cuba since he was elected …
www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/business/articles/0212countryprofile12.html

CUBA and Venezuela rap WTO
Jamaica Gleaner – Kingston,Jamaica
CUBA AND Venezuela criticised the decision-making process of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), saying a few states are forcing through agreements despite …
www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20060211/int/int2.html

LAWYER claims US special forces infiltrating Venezuela Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia The United States government has infiltrated special forces troops into Venezuela along the frontier with Colombia, as part of its destablisation plans against …
www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/656/656p13.htm

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Venezuela’s Chavez Seeks to Reshape Latin America Mexidata.info – San Diego,CA,USA
In October 2000, President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela signed a pact with Fidel Castro, agreeing to supply a third of Cuba’s petroleum needs in return for Cuban …

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97249.php/U.S._missionaries_leave_posts_in_Venezuela

US missionaries leave posts in Venezuela Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (UPI) — A group of US missionaries in Venezuela have left the country after President Hugo Chavez expelled them, El Nacional reported Monday …

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VP Rangel: US obsessed with Venezuela El Universal – Venezuela
Venezuelan Executive Vice-President José Vicente Rangel Monday claimed that the US Government “is obsessed with Venezuela. They …

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Venezuela buys other USD 308 in Argentine debt El Universal – Venezuela
Venezuela has injected new petro-dollars into Néstor Kirchner’s administration through a debt purchase transaction that has become known to Venezuelans in an …

Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006

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For Venezuela, US, a (Very) Little Civility Washington Post – United States
… especially ugly week in the hostile relationship between the Bush administration and the government of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s envoy here …

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sid=asfCxFqSsPPY&refer=latin_america

Venezuela Central Bank Sets Reserve for Money Funds (Udpate1) Bloomberg – USA
Feb. 10 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela’s central bank is establishing a reserve requirement for money market funds in a bid to rein in the money supply and damp …

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Hand back Falklands, Venezuela tells Blair Independent – London,England,UK
Downing Street today refused to be drawn into a fresh war of words with Venezuela’s president after he called on Britain to hand over the Falklands to Argentina …

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Evil and terrorism against Venezuela began with one man: George W. … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
For the last weeks in Venezuela this author has encountered a plethora of articles filled with false pacifism and, usually, with one or more of the basic …

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Meles Says Ethiopia keen to forge closer ties with Venezuela … African News Dimension – Johannesburg,South Africa By Andnetwork .com. Prime Minister Meles Zenawi expressed Ethiopias readiness to bolster bilateral ties with Venezuela and other countries in Latin America. …

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Venezuela said to boost oil production BusinessWeek – USA
10 2:58 PM ET Venezuela plans to increase production of heavy crude oil this year at existing oil fields in the Orinoco tar belt, a state oil company official …

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Unemployment rate in Venezuela declines BusinessWeek – USA
FEB. 10 2:56 PM ET The jobless rate in Venezuela fell during the second half of 2005, the government announced Friday. The unemployment …

www.opendemocracy.net/democracy-protest/venezuela_3255.jsp
Venezuela: a revolution in contraflow Open Democracy – London,UK
… and we’re only looking for a more comfortable way to live.” The land itself belongs to a rich businessman allied intimately to Venezuela’s ancien régime, but …

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Protests over Mohammad cartoons reach Venezuela Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb 10 (Reuters) – Around 200 mainly Muslim protesters marched to the Danish Embassy in Caracas on Friday and burnt a Danish and an …

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/politics/13843592.htm
Pentagon document mentions Venezuela as a concern San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
WASHINGTON – A new Pentagon long-term planning document for the first time mentions Venezuela as a concern, reflecting Washington’s mounting sense that …

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Venezuela restructures women’s soccer league Xinhua – China
10 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela’s National Women’s Football League (LNFF) will restructure its current system and have two categories, a superior one and and a …

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Venezuela says not seeking dispute with Britain Reuters.uk – UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez toned down his recent strong language towards Prime Minister Tony Blair on Friday, saying he …

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4O0.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down&chan=db

Report: Venezuela weighs building plant BusinessWeek – USA
10 7:19 PM ET Venezuela is considering building a stainless steel plant with a Cuban steel firm to supply the Venezuelan market, the state news agency reported …

PENTAGON document mentions Venezuela as a concern San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
WASHINGTON – A new Pentagon long-term planning document for the first time mentions Venezuela as a concern, reflecting Washington’s mounting sense that …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/politics/13843592.htm

VENEZUELA restructures women’s soccer league Xinhua – China
10 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela’s National Women’s Football League (LNFF) will restructure its current system and have two categories, a superior one and and a …
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VENEZUELA says not seeking dispute with Britain Reuters.uk – UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez toned down his recent strong language towards Prime Minister Tony Blair on Friday, saying he …
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VENEZUELA said to boost oil production
BusinessWeek – USA
10 2:58 PM ET Venezuela plans to increase production of heavy crude oil this year at existing oil fields in the Orinoco tar belt, a state oil company official …
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UNEMPLOYMENT rate in Venezuela declines
BusinessWeek – USA
FEB. 10 2:56 PM ET The jobless rate in Venezuela fell during the second half of 2005, the government announced Friday. The unemployment …
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Date: Thu, 09 Feb 2006

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Venezuela hopes to increase oil exports to China Xinhua – China
8 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela hopes to nearly double its oil exports to China in the near future, Venezuelan Oil and Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez said here on …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1890
Spanish Arms Manufacturer Says It Cannot Export Planes to … Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela, February 8, 2006—EADS-CASA, The Spanish company contracted to provide Venezuela with 12 military planes, has been reported saying that …

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UPDATE 1-Venezuela pledges to supply US oil despite dispute Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) – Venezuela pledged on Thursday to keep supplying oil to the United States despite an escalating diplomatic crisis that has …

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Brazil May Press Venezuela to Pay Half of Proposed Gas Pipeline Bloomberg – USA
The 7,000 kilometer (4,350 mile) pipeline project, proposed by Chavez in January, would allow Venezuela’s state-controlled oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA …

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Under Chavez’s order, Florida missionaries leave Venezuela The Ledger – Lakeland,FL,USA
… specializes in working among 3,000 indigenous groups in the world’s most remote areas. The group has been in Venezuela since 1946.

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Iran, Venezuela declare war on petrodollar WorldNetDaily – Grants Pass,OR,USA
Iran and Venezuela have joined forces in an effort to undermine the US dollar. In October 2005, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez …

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BN81.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down&chan=db

Venezuela farmers protest price controls BusinessWeek – USA
FEB. 9 3:27 PM ET Hundreds of Venezuelan farmers protested government price controls in front of the presidential palace Thursday …

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Venezuela reassures on oil supply Aljazeera.net – Qatar
Venezuela has pledged to keep supplying oil to the United States despite a growing diplomatic row that has included the expulsion of envoys in recent days. …

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Ethiopia keen to forge closer ties with Venezuela: PM Xinhua – China
9 (Xinhuanet) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi on Thursday expressed Ethiopia’s readiness to bolster bilateral ties with Venezuela and other countries …

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Russia is ready to sell aircraft to Venezuela El Universal – Venezuela
Venezuela has become an important customer of Russian weapons, a senior government official said when announcing a record sale of armament in 2005, AP reported …

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VP Rangel: Blair lashed out at Venezuela to please the White House El Universal – Venezuela
Venezuelan Vice-President José Vicente Rangel backed President Hugo Chávez’ reply to Prime Minister Tony Blair, who recommended Venezuela “to abide by the …

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Argentina to Sell $308 Mln in 2012 Bonds to Venezuela (Update1) Bloomberg – USA
Feb. 9 (Bloomberg) — Argentina said it will sell $308 million in bonds due in 2012 to Venezuela, bringing such sales to over $2 billion over the past year. …

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Venezuela’s Chavez Calls Bush ‘Madman’ Houston Chronicle – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez unleashed more cricism toward President Bush Thursday and accused the United States and Britain of …

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US Missionaries Leave Venezuela Outposts ABC News – USA
In this photo released by Venezuela’s Miraflores Press, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez waves to supporters in Venezuela’s oil-rich Zulia state, Wednesday …

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Venezuela farmers protest price controls BusinessWeek – USA
FEB. 9 5:56 PM ET Venezuelan farmers protesting government price controls rallied outside the presidential palace Thursday, demanding …

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US “open to a positive relation” with Venezuela El Universal – Venezuela
Álvarez had expressed Venezuela’s desire to keep “mature, sensible ties” with the US Government. “We are undoubtedly open to a …

FOR Venezuela, US, a (Very) Little Civility Washington Post – United States
… especially ugly week in the hostile relationship between the Bush administration and the government of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s envoy here …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/09/AR2006020902261.html

VENEZUELA’S Chavez Calls Bush ‘Madman’
Houston Chronicle – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez unleashed more cricism toward President Bush Thursday and accused the United States and Britain of …
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US Missionaries Leave Venezuela Outposts ABC News – USA
In this photo released by Venezuela’s Miraflores Press, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez waves to supporters in Venezuela’s oil-rich Zulia state, Wednesday …
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VENEZUELA farmers protest price controls BusinessWeek – USA
FEB. 9 5:56 PM ET Venezuelan farmers protesting government price controls rallied outside the presidential palace Thursday, demanding …
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ARGENTINA to Sell $308 Mln in 2012 Bonds to Venezuela (Update1) Bloomberg – USA
Feb. 9 (Bloomberg) — Argentina said it will sell $308 million in bonds due in 2012 to Venezuela, bringing such sales to over $2 billion over the past year. …
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Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2006

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Chaotic finale lifts Venezuela to title MLB.com – USA
MARACAY, Venezuela — What was billed as the biggest night of the week and the most anticipated baseball game in the country in more than 15 years, the finale …

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Venezuela blasts US budget proposal Xinhua – China
7 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela on Tuesday blasted a US budget proposal to boost broadcasts against President Hugo Chavez, stoking the tension between a major world …

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Chávez presses ahead with social gains in Venezuela Workers World – USA
By David Hoskins. The US government has intensified its war of words against the Bolivarian government of Venezuela. Recently, the …

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Venezuela, Sanders Team Up On Oil Program Champlain Channel.com – Plattsburgh,NY,USA … Vermont’s poor. Nearly 3 million gallons of oil will come from Venezuela, which supplies much of the oil we use in the northeast. “About …

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Venezuela to boost oil shipments to China BusinessWeek – USA
8 12:58 PM ET Venezuela will soon ship 700,000 barrels of oil a day to China, up from 160,000 barrels a day, a spokesman for the state-run oil company said …

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Venezuela Congress Votes to End Bank Transactions Tax (Update1) Bloomberg – USA
Feb. 8 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela’s National Assembly voted to end the country’s 0.5 percent financial transactions tax today, a week after President Hugo Chavez …

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Venezuela gives Spain arms deal deadline United Press International – USA
… The Bush administration’s refusal to license US technology for Spanish-built planes continues to sour a $500 million contract between Spain and Venezuela. …

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Venezuela state oil co. to pay off debt BusinessWeek – USA
8 5:45 PM ET Venezuela’s state oil company plans to avoid having to file detailed financial reports to the US Securities and Exchange Commission by paying off …

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Maria Corina Machado and Washington’s indecent game against … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… This step followed Venezuela’s public accusation that US naval attache John Correa was engaged in espionage, which led to his ejection from the country …

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After 17 years Venezuela brings home Caribbean Series VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
VHeadline.com sports correspondent Darryn Mijares writes: Leones de Caracas was on the verge of caving in against a strong challenge from Dominican Republic’s …

VENEZUELA hopes to increase oil exports to China Xinhua – China
8 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela hopes to nearly double its oil exports to China in the near future, Venezuelan Oil and Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez said here on …
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VENEZUELA’S Chavez tells Blair to “go to hell” Swissinfo – Switzerland
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez told Prime Minister Tony Blair to “go right to hell” on Wednesday after Blair said Venezuela …
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VENEZUELA Congress Votes to End Bank Transactions Tax (Update1) Bloomberg – USA
Feb. 8 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela’s National Assembly voted to end the country’s 0.5 percent financial transactions tax today, a week after President Hugo Chavez …
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MARIA Corina Machado and Washington’s indecent game against … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… This step followed Venezuela’s public accusation that US naval attache John Correa was engaged in espionage, which led to his ejection from the country …
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Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2006

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Venezuela on verge of Carribean title MLB.com – USA
With some familiar late thunder from its heavy lumber, Venezuela used all the elements of its game — power, pitching and defense — on Monday night to subdue …

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Venezuela welcomes ousted diplomat CNN International – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan diplomat expelled from the United States received a hero’s welcome home as top government officials predicted more …

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Venezuela: US tryies to dominate nuclear fuel production Xinhua – China
6 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela attributed on Monday the United States’ pressure on Iranian nuclear issue to its intention to dominate nuclear fuel production for …

www.nysun.com/article/27125
UN Award to Venezuela’s Chavez Sparks Criticism From America New York Sun – New York,NY,USA
… NATIONS – A UN agency is in the middle of an escalating war of words between Washington and Caracas after awarding President Chavez of Venezuela its $5,000 …

www.heraldnewsdaily.com/stories/news-00137669.html
Venezuela‘s Chavez Threatens US on Oil Herald News Daily – Williston,ND,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has stepped up threats to sell off his nation‘s oil refineries in the United States, but some oil …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1887
Venezuela’s Chavez Inaugurates Campaign for Second Six-Year Term Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela, February 6, 2006—President Hugo Chavez officially inaugurated his reelection campaign for a second six-year term as president of Venezuela …

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Dominicans beat Mexico; Venezuela tops Puerto Rico ESPN – USA
MARACAY, Venezuela — Baltimore Orioles pitcher Daniel Cabrera, battling the flu Sunday, didn’t know if he would be well enough to take the mound Monday for …

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Venezuela removes ExxonMobil from project BusinessWeek – USA
FEB. 7 1:21 PM ET Venezuela has removed ExxonMobil Corp. from … YPF. Exxon, however, is moving forward with other Venezuela projects. …

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US threats to Venezuela’s revolution escalate People’s Weekly World – USA
Aggressive maneuvers against Venezuela from the Bush government have reached new heights. Here are some indicators. That a coup …

www.pww.org/article/view/8533/
Venezuela prioritizes Latin American unity People’s Weekly World – USA
Unity is at the top of Venezuela’s agenda for Latin America. Just … 1846. Recently Venezuela has taken some practical steps. On Jan. …

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Valero: Venezuela has not severed ties with US because it is a … El Universal – Venezuela
Amid steady US-Venezuela diplomatic impasses, Valero told local news TV network Globovisión that Chávez “has not threatened the United States. …

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Venezuela Removes Exxon Mobil From Project ABC News – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela Feb 7, 2006 (AP)— Venezuela has removed Exxon Mobil Corp. from a multibillion-dollar petrochemicals project …

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Venezuela-Vermont: 2.5 million gallons of heating oil for low … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… has today been witness to the continuing commitment of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to work towards aiding the poor, be they in Venezuela, the United …

CHAOTIC finale lifts Venezuela to title
MLB.com – USA
MARACAY, Venezuela — What was billed as the biggest night of the week and the most anticipated baseball game in the country in more than 15 years, the finale …
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VENEZUELA blasts US budget proposal
Xinhua – China
7 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela on Tuesday blasted a US budget proposal to boost broadcasts against President Hugo Chavez, stoking the tension between a major world …
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VENEZUELA Removes Exxon Mobil From Project ABC News – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela Feb 7, 2006 (AP)— Venezuela has removed Exxon Mobil Corp. from a multibillion-dollar petrochemicals project …
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CHáVEZ presses ahead with social gains in Venezuela Workers World – USA
By David Hoskins. The US government has intensified its war of words against the Bolivarian government of Venezuela. Recently, the …
www.workers.org/2006/world/venezuela-0216

VENEZUELA-VERMONT: 2.5 million gallons of heating oil for low … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… has today been witness to the continuing commitment of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to work towards aiding the poor, be they in Venezuela, the United …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=48448

Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2006

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Venezuela coup linked to Bush team Mathaba.Net – London,UK
by Ed Vulliamy in New York. The failed coup in Venezuela was closely tied to senior officials in the US government, The Observer has established. …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=48259
Venezuela slams UN watchdog’s decision on the Iran nuclear energy … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
India’s New Kerala Daily: Venezuela slammed a decision by a UN watchdog to send the Iran nuclear energy dispute to the UN Security Council after joining Syria …

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Venezuela and the Duping of Latin America Mexidata.info – San Diego,CA,USA
… Their buildings have been bombed, reporters killed and injured, and property destroyed by armed members of Venezuela’s security apparatchik. …

www.theconservativevoice.com/article/12131.html
Venezuela Seeks More Weapons The Conservative Voice – Kernersville,NC,USA … Venezuela needs to have one million well-equipped and well-armed men and women.” Chavez repeated his charge that the United States is planning to invade …

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DR sets stage for Venezuela rematch MLB.com – USA
MARACAY, Venezuela — Before the Dominican Republic could even start to think about Tuesday’s grudge match against Venezuela, the club’s focus was on Monday’s …

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Oil trade seen cushioning US-Venezuela spat Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – A barrage of insults and two foreign staff expulsions have knocked US-Venezuelan relations to a new low, but the pair’s mutually …

DR sets stage for Venezuela rematch
MLB.com – USA
MARACAY, Venezuela — Before the Dominican Republic could even start to think about Tuesday’s grudge match against Venezuela, the club’s focus was on Monday’s …
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OIL trade seen cushioning US-Venezuela spat Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – A barrage of insults and two foreign staff expulsions have knocked US-Venezuelan relations to a new low, but the pair’s mutually …
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VENEZUELA offers discount oil to many Eastern states Concord Monitor – Concord,NH,USA
… in major US newspapers. “How Venezuela is keeping the home fires burning in Massachusetts,”the headline read. As the program expanded …
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0060205/REPOSITORY/602050398/1001/NEWS01

VENEZUELA: US Wants Nuke Monopoly
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela Monday accused the US of trying to monopolize nuclear energy production, in view of a predicted oil shortage in the …
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VENEZUELA coup linked to Bush team
Mathaba.Net – London,UK
by Ed Vulliamy in New York. The failed coup in Venezuela was closely tied to senior officials in the US government, The Observer has established. …
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VENEZUELA Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide Includes facts and figures, culture, history, and tourist information.
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VENEZUELA : Country Studies – Federal Research Division, Library … Venezuela : Country Studies – Federal Research Division, Library of Congress.
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VENEZUELA – Introduction
Pictures and text introduce the geography, history, culture, food, and businesses that make up the unique nation that’s home to the world’s highest …
www.geographia.com/venezuela/index.htm

Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2006

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B888614D6-91FF-4DA0-87C1-92B4AA7B4D97%7D)&language=EN
US Especial Forces Harbor in Venezuela Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) US especial forces are covered up in Venezuela to destabilize the government of Hugo Chavez, denounced the US lawyer Eva …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=48206
Venezuela’s Banco del Pueblo lingers under 18% bad debt VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
VHeadline.com News Editor Patrick J. O’Donoghue writes: According to Venezuelan non-status Banco del Pueblo Soberano bad debt figures are currently around 18%. …

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Some goings on in Venezuela ProgressiveU.org – San Mateo,CA,USA
… Hugo has since come out swinging against Bush and the neo-liberal policies of the US. Most recently Chavez announced fears of US official spying in Venezuela. …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1663
Venezuela’s Chavez Wins Hearts Among the Poor Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela — The shanties came tumbling down, wiping out the families who had built their homes on the hill. Carlos Henriquez …

www.forbes.com/markets/feeds/afx/2006/02/05/afx2501118.html
Venezuela long-term sovereign rating raised to BB- by S&P on … Forbes – USA
LONDON (AFX) – Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services said that it raised its long-term sovereign credit rating on Venezuela to BB- from B+’, with the outlook …

www.spainherald.com/2714.html
Venezuela gives Spanish company 30 days on contract Spain Herald – Madrid,Spain
The Chavez regime in Venezuela has given Spanish aeronautics company EADS-CASA a 30-day period in order to find a solution within the European market after the …

US to impose candidate in Venezuela’s Dec election: Chavez Xinhua – China
5 (Xinhuanet) — The United States will try to impose a candidate who will act in its interests in Venezuela’s December presidential election, Venezuelan …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-02/06/content_4141703.htm

VENEZUELA long-term sovereign rating raised to BB- by S&P on … Forbes – USA
LONDON (AFX) – Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services said that it raised its long-term sovereign credit rating on Venezuela to BB- from B+’, with the outlook …
www.forbes.com/markets/feeds/afx/2006/02/05/afx2501118.html

VENEZUELA: 21st century socialism
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia You may have never heard of Hugo Chavez, you may not know the politics of Simon Bolivar, and you might be lucky even to name the capital of Venezuela. …
www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/655/655p16.htm

GONZALEZ’S homer lifts Venezuela in Caribbean Series SI.com – USA
VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) – Alex Gonzalez hit a three-run homer off Jorge Sosa in the top of the ninth inning, lifting Venezuela to an 11-9 victory over the …
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US Especial Forces Harbor in Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) US especial forces are covered up in Venezuela to destabilize the government of Hugo Chavez, denounced the US lawyer Eva …
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Venezuela edges Mexico in extras MLB.com – USA
MARACAY, Venezuela — Venezuela designated hitter Alex Cabrera walks with a swagger in part because of necessity, and in part because of personality. …

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US to impose candidate in Venezuela’s Dec election: Chavez Xinhua – China
5 (Xinhuanet) — The United States will try to impose a candidate who will act in its interests in Venezuela’s December presidential election, Venezuelan …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/655/655p16.htm
VENEZUELA: 21st century socialism Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia You may have never heard of Hugo Chavez, you may not know the politics of Simon Bolivar, and you might be lucky even to name the capital of Venezuela. …

www.opednews.com/articles/genera_david_sw_060206_iran_and_venezuela_p.htm
Iran and Venezuela Plan War on Israel OpEdNews – USA
… minutes of a recent secret meeting, obtained by the Associated Press, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran told President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, “Iran is …

Date: Sat, 04 Feb 2006

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Cuba and Venezuela establish cultural fund Viet Nam News Agency – Hanoi,Vietnam
… 3, Cuba and Venezuela will team up to establish an ALBA publishing house, a recording firm and cooperate in training cultural cadres as well as exchanging …

www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N04307005.htm
Venezuela blasts UN ruling on Iran atomic program Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela , Feb 4 (Reuters) – Venezuela on Saturday slammed a decision by a UN watchdog to send the Iran nuclear energy dispute to the UN Security …

www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7002250753
Rumsfeld Compares Venezuela’s Chavez To Hitler All Headline News – USA
… leaders in Latin America. “I mean, we’ve got Chavez in Venezuela with a lot of oil money,” Rumsfeld added. “He’s a person …

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